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KBTribeChat Announces Its Progressive Event Line-Up for KBIS 2019

January 23, 2019

Well-known Social Media Forum Returns to Show for Seventh Year

(Alpharetta, GA) – January 23 , 2019, #KBTribeChat, one of the most respected kitchen and bath online forums, makes its seventh appearance at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS)  hosting a live, progressive tour on the KBIS show floor starting at 1:30PM on February 19, 2019. Typically hosted online on Wednesdays, this kitchen and bath industry Twitter chat will bring its participants together in-person and online for a first look at the latest and most innovative products at KBIS 2019. Headed up by Stacy Garcia, founder of #KBTribeChat, attendees will progress through the show floor with stops at four exhibitors. This year’s Progressive KBtribechat hosts are Brizo, Wellborn Cabinet, Inc., Rev-a-shelf and Signature Kitchen Suite.

Participants are meeting up in the Brizo booth (N2332) at 1:30pm on the first day of the show to enjoy networking in person while discovering the latest industry innovations and sharing on social media.  Each exhibitor host has an insiders program planned with treats and fun surprises. Participants will pick up their “I KBtribechat” bag at the first stop and fill it with gifts from each sponsor. 

The event program runs as follows:

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Progressive #KBTibeChat at KBIS

1:30- 3 p.m. Pacific Time

Event Timing and Hosts:

1:30 p.m.  Brizo  booth N2332 (Twitter: @Brizo | Instagram: @BrizoFaucet)

1:53 p.m.  Wellborn Cabinet  booth N2463 (@WellbornCabinet)

2:18 p.m.  Rev-A-Shelf  booth C7808 (@REVASHELF)

2:40-3:00 p.m.  Signature Kitchen Suite  booth C5907 (@SKSappliances)

“This is the seventh year working together to host a live #KBTribeChat on the KBIS show floor, and it remains a highlight for everyone in the industry – including those unable to make it to Vegas,” said Brian Pagel, Senior Vice President, Emerald Expositions. “We encourage everyone to join us, both at KBIS and beyond, to learn about the latest products and innovations debuting at KBIS.”

 “Getting together with KBTribeChat friends is one of my show highlights,” said Stacy Garcia, KBTribeChat founder. “Meeting in person strengthens the connections made online every week during our industry discussions. Sharing excitement over discoveries made together is a lot of fun and what our progressive event is all about!”

About KBTribeChat

KBTribeChat brings kitchen and bath designers, interior designers, contractors, architects, bloggers, manufacturers, brands and other industry insiders together on Wednesdays from 2 to 3 pm eastern on Twitter to discuss industry trends, innovative products and emerging design ideas. With more than 30,000 Twitter followers and weekly participants from every corner of the industry, KBIS is proud to collaborate with ”the tribe” to provide a sneak peek into all things KBIS and what attendees are inspired by at this year’s show.

About KBIS

KBIS, in conjunction with the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), is an inspiring, interactive platform that showcases the latest industry products, trends and technologies. KBIS is the voice of the kitchen and bath industry and has been for 50+ years.

Early in 2013, the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced an agreement to co-locate the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) with the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, Nev. in February 2014 under the banner of Design & Construction Week® and both organizations recently extended the agreement through 2026. The mega-event returns to Las Vegas February 19 – 21, 2019. NKBA and NAHB will continue to produce separate educational programming and special events though one pass provides access to both shows.

KBIS is operated by Emerald Expositions, the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States, with most of its shows dating back several decades. Emerald Expositions currently operates more than 50 trade shows, including 31 of the top 250 trade shows in the country as ranked by TSNN, as well as numerous other events. Emerald Expositions events connect over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupy more than 6.5 million NSF of exhibition space. Emerald Expositions has been recognized with many awards and accolades that reflect its industry leadership as well as the importance of its shows to the exhibitors and attendees it serves.

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About the National Kitchen & Bath Association and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is the not-for-profit trade association that owns the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS), as part of Design and Construction Week ® (DCW). With nearly 14,000 member companies representing tens of thousands of members in all segments of the kitchen and bath industry, the NKBA has educated and led the industry since the association’s founding in 1963. The NKBA envisions a world where everyone enjoys safe, beautiful and functional kitchen and bath spaces. The mission of the NKBA is to inspire, lead and empower the kitchen and bath industry through the creations of certifications, marketplaces and networks. For more information, visit or call 1-800-THE-NKBA (843-6522).

KBIS® and NKBA® are registered trademarks of the National Kitchen & Bath Association.

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